Author Archive: megdedwards

Jerome Bear becomes Mayor of Dorchester

On Thursday June 7th Jerome Bear was sworn in as the Mayor of Dorchester, and as the first Native Mayor of Dorchester, and one of only a few in the history of New Brunswick, the ceremony was quietly emotional. The ceremony took place in St. Edwards’ Hall, a bright and spacious A frame building in …

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Digital Libraries – “The Evangeline Collection”

My adventures in my Advanced Technology course in Library Studies lead me to a beautiful digital collection on ‘Evangeline’ in the Nova Scotia Legislative Library. http://librarieslive.wordpress.com/

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E-Learning and the Generation of ‘Digital Natives’

A new post from my Library Studies course in Advanced Technology. Students want immediate access to the internet and social media at all times. Just saying. And universities are trying to keep up by offering library services on smartphones…   http://librarieslive.wordpress.com/2011/11/04/smart-phone-e-learning-mobile-learning-digital-natives/

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Open Source Software – Free Stuff is Good

My new post on Libraries Live! Open Source Software – Free Stuff is Good.

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Content Enrichment Services and My Grandmother’s Recipes

Hi there, A new post just up on my ‘librarieslive.wordpress.com’  blog  from my course in Advanced Technology (who, me?) in Library Studies from Memorial University. (long distance. of course..) What does it mean to have enriched content? Scanning the contents of the golden box of my Grandmother’s favorite index carded recipes? Check out, Content Enrichment Services.

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Notebook Computers replace Librarians

Notebook Computers replace Librarians   A new post on my Library Studies blog in which I rant on about a government funded experiment that supplies all the Grade 9’s in our high school with note book computers  but cuts the librarian’s hours.

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Trying to get the Stumble Upon Icon

Working away on my Library Studies – and getting  busy with blogs. Today I struggle to get Stumble Upon as a button at the bottom of my article. Trying to get the Stumble Upon Icon.

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Really Simple, Peanut Butter, Spiders

I am working away on my Advanced Technology course in Library Studies  from Memorial University.     My brain is actually steaming right now. Please check out my technological epiphanies at Libraries Live! Really Simple, Peanut Butter, Spiders

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Library Blogs – A Great idea

Check out my new blog,  Libraries live!  This blog was created for an on-line course from Memorial University on Advanced Technology in Library Studies. I love our little library in Port Elgin, and I always think about the challenges and restrictions that our village library faces when working on projects for my courses. We don’t …

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